Many hospitals transmit your health records unencrypted

Lucas Mearian reports:

About 32% of hospitals and 52% of non-acute providers — such as outpatient clinics, rehabilitation facilities and physicians’ offices — are not encrypting data in transit, according to a new survey.

Additionally, only 61% of acute providers and 48% of non-acute providers are encrypting data at rest.

Read more about the results of the HIMSS survey on ITWorld.

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